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  • Doctor of Philosophy, PhD, Public International Law, University of Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom – July 1999.
  • Master of Laws, LL.M, (Graduate Diploma in Criminal Law, Graduate Diploma in Public Law), Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt. June 1991.
  • Bachelor of Law, LL.B, University of the United Arab Emirates, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates, January 1984.
  • Legal Counsellor, Attorney before the Constitutional Court & the Court of Cassation, Managing Partner & the founder of AlFarhan Attorneys & Legal Consultants Law Firm since 2005.
  • Certified Arbitrator, GCC Commercial Arbitration Centre, Kingdom of Bahrain, since 2003.
  • Assistant Professor (Part Time), International Human Rights Law, Ahlia University, since 2013.
  • Certified lecturer, International Humanitarian & Human Rights Law, National Institution for Human Rights (NIHR), since 2010
  • Certified lecturer, Constitution & Parliamentary Law, Bahrain Institute for Political Development (BIPD), since 2006.
  • Certified lecturer, Administrative & Constitution Law, Bahrain Institute of Public Administration (BIPA), since 2008.
  • Member of the Bahrain Bar Society, (BBS), since 2005.
  • Member of the Bahrain Red Crescent Society, (BRCS), since 2012.
  • Member of the American Society of International Law, (ASIL), since 1999.
  • Legal Officer, Directorate of Military Justice, the Bahrain Defense Force (1984-2005):
    • Chief, Military Public Prosecutor, (1984-1993).
    • Chief, Division of Legal Affairs, (1994-2005).
    • President of the High Military Court, (2000-2003).
    • Judge at the Supreme Military Court of Appeal (2003-2005).
  • Assistant Professor, (Part time), Criminal Law & Criminal Procedures, Gulf University, (2005-2006).
  • Assistant Professor, (Part time), International Law & International Organizations, Applied Sciences University (2005-2007).
  • Senior Legal Counsellor & Chief of the Legal Advisory Committee of the Council of Representatives, Kingdom of Bahrain, (2007-2009).
  • Member of the Board of Trustees, National Institution for Human Rights (NIHR), (April 2010 – January 2011).
  • Secretary-General, National Institution for Human Rights, (NIHR), (January 2011- April 2015).
  • Member of the Board of Trustees, Bahrain Center for Strategic, International and Energy Studies (DERASAT), since November 2011-March 2015).